I love cooking with just one pot! A one-pot pasta becomes Sattvic if you add the veggies at the end, like the broccoli and courgette in this dish: they cooked just the last minute together with the pasta. This way they stay crispy and contain their prana and vitamins. Then drain the water and add … More One-pot pasta bowl
Carrot falafel! Vegan, low carb, light, fluffy, super healthy and delicious. This is made out of the carrot juice leftover: can you believe it? I am so happy with my new, but second hand juicer. These two combo recipes fit the yoga lifestyle perfectly. The Sattvic yogadiet is in complete balance with nature. Austere living … More Carrot juice leftover falafel!
Tahini is a paste of sesame seeds mostly used for humus and is amazingly healthy: it contains a lot of calcium, protein and fibre. One tea spoon of sesame seeds has more calcium than 10 liters of milk! This makes the tahini paste an important ingredient for the vegetarian and vegan kitchen. You can use … More 2 times tahini dressing
Your number one Sattvic home remedy should be turmeric-honey paste: it is a super strong antibiotic and anti-inflammatory. It keeps viruses out and boosts the immune system. You can make it with very little effort: just mix turmeric, black pepper and cinnamon with some good quality of honey. With the ground black pepper the turmeric … More Best natural antibiotics: turmeric-honey paste
With light food we get happy thoughts. The Sattvic yoga diet and yoga lifestyle isn’t just for our bodies, but also our minds: we eat to clean our system physically and energetically. This brings us easier between thoughts in a state of samadhi during yoga and meditation practice. This vegan salad bowl is super light … More Sattvic, vegan, low carb & no fat bowl
Never thought it would be possible to bake my own naan bread in less then 20 minutes. And I must say that these came out so much better than the ones from the shop: fresh, delicious, light and super fast. For these 2 naan I took 100 grams organic flower, 75 grams yoghurt, a dash … More In 20 minutes delicious home made naan bread
These days I have been posting most pictures of recipes on Instagram (@JanayitriBrahmanda), but I could not deny you this one: what a lovely, delicious light dish for our book. I made this bowl purely with my intuition, the Sattvic way, and it turned out amazing. Fits the yoga diet perfectly! First you cook the … More Bowl: pearl couscous with sugarsnaps, rucola and grated mozzarella
Tomorrow is Shivaratri. Shiva is the God of Yoga. He gave us thousands and thousands of years ago the deep and mysterious Yoga Science, as in meditation, chanting mantra’s, asanas, pranayama and every other single element of yoga practice. He also taught us about the Yoga Lifestyle and Sattvic food, this is very important during … More Every yoga practitioner should celebrate Shivaratri
Seeing the fact I gained some weight, I started a low carb diet. This is the first time since many years, before I always had to eat carbs to keep my best weight, because of some health problems. So gaining weight is good news for me. Still I love to eat vegan and low carb … More Low carb diet after the holidays: courgette pasta!